Members

Hiroaki Kitano, Ph.D.
President

President & CEO, Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc.
Principal Investigator, Open Biology Unit, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate Universiy (OIST)

kitano [at] sbi.jp or h.kitano [at] csl.sony.co.jp

Samik Ghosh, Ph.D.

ghosh [at] sbi.jp

Ayako Yachie, Ph.D.

yachie [at] sbi.jp

Haruna Imamura, Ph.D.

imamura [at] sbi.jp

Mayuri Sathiyananthavel

mayuris [at] sbi.jp

Takashi Hase, Ph.D.

thase [at] sbi.jp

Taiko Nishino, Ph.D.

taiko [at] sbi.jp

Anton Kratz, Ph.D.

kratz [at] sbi.jp

Sufeng Chiang, Ph.D.

sufeng [at] sbi.jp

Kana Takahara

takahara [at] sbi.jp

Dan Yamamoto

[Adjunct Reseracher] evansyamamoto [at] sbi.jp

Bipin Pradeep Kumar

(Adjunct Researcher) bipin [at] sbi.jp

Yoko Furugori

yoko [at] sbi.jp

Miki Soneda

miki [at] sbi.jp

Michiru Arai

arai [at] sbi.jp

Yukiko Matsuoka

myukiko [at] sbi.jp

Shuichi Onami, Ph.D.

sonami [at] gsc.riken.jp

>> Past Members

Past Members

Dan Yamamoto (2019 Jan - 2023 Oct)

Vipul Gupta (2015 Oct - 2019 Mar)

Nikos Tsorman (2012/Apr - 2018 Mar)

Kazuhiro Fujita (2011 - 2017 Sept)

Hwajung Kang (2010 Oct - 2012 Mar)

Kazunari Kaizu (2006 Apr - )

Tomomi Kimura

Kanae Oda

Kotaro Baba

JST ERATO-SORST Kitano Symbiotic Systems Project Members

Visiting Scientists

Visiting Senior Fellow

Jun Kanno, MD, Ph.D.
(2023 April - )

Akira Funahashi, Ph.D.
(2007-)
funa [at] bio.keio.ac.jp

Center for iPS Research and Application, Kyoto University (CiRA), Japan 

Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Division of Infectious Disease, Osaka University

Hitomi Sano, Ph.D.

(2024 Jan - )

>> Past Visiting Scientists

Past Visiting Researchers/Scientists


Ramanathan Rajendiran (2021 Sept - 2022 Oct) 

Masataka KIKUCHI, Ph.D. (2019 Sept - 2023 Mar)

Yuki Shimizu-Yoshida, Ph.D.(2009-2020)

Hiu Yu LEUNG (Student) (2018 Jun - Aug)

Jiexin Chen (Student) (2017 May - 2017 Aug)

Ryota Yamanaka (2012 Apr - 2013 Mar)

Matthew Langley (2017 Feb - 2017 Apr)

Hiromi Matsumae (Student) (2010 Apr - Dec )

Akiya Jouraku, Ph.D.(2007 - 2010 Mar)

Etienne Caron (2009 Jun - Aug)

Daniel Berrar, Ph.D. (2008 Nov - 2010 Mar)

Christian Waltermann (2007 Jan - Aug)

Marcus Krantz, Ph.D. (2005 Nov - 2007 Nov)

Lars-Goran Ottosson (2007 Jan - Apr)

Gunner Cedersund (2007 Feb - Apr)

Sarala Dissanayake (2006 Aug - Oct)

Jason Shoemaker (2006 Jun - Oct)

Past Student Research Assistants

Akira Nakamura (2020 July - 2021 Mar)

Tao Otsu (2019 Apr - 2020 Mar)

Amame Mogi (2018 Apr - 2019 Mar)

Bin Hirota (2016 Apr - Mar)

Yuko Murayama (2017 Apr- 2018 Mar)

Kaito Kikuchi (2013/Apr - 2016 Mar)

Yu Takioka (2013 Apr - Dec)

Orie Hikabe (Trainee) (2012 Jun - 2013 Mar)

Ken Suzuki (2008 Mar - 2010 Mar)

*Affiliation at the time of collaboration 
last updated: 2024 Feb